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Breaking news along with stories other media tend to overlook, including Mindy Belz's "Globe Trot" reports and Warren Cole Smith's "Signs and Wonders."

Jim Webb sidesteps into the Democratic presidential race

Jim Webb sidesteps into the Democratic presidential race

By Leigh Jones
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Politics | Former one-term U.S. Sen. Jim Webb of Virginia made a low-key entry into the Democratic presidential race today with an announcement on his campaign website.

The uncharted legal territory of same-sex marriage

By Mary Reichard
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Marriage | Law professors and historians are weighing in on how to balance the newly declared legal right of same-sex couples to marry with the right to religious…

Boko Haram attacks continue despite recent arrests

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | The latest attack by the insurgent group Boko Haram left nearly 100 Muslims dead Wednesday night. A local government official said the militant Nigerian…

Montana man demands ‘legitimacy’ for second wife

Montana man demands ‘legitimacy’ for second wife

By Evan Wilt
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Marriage | A married Montana man plans to sue the state for the right to wed a second woman. Nathan Collier traveled to the Yellowstone County Courthouse on Tuesday to…

Midday Roundup: Carolina sharks won’t stop biting

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Shark-infested waters. A man in his late 60s suffered severe shark bites Wednesday at Ocracoke Island, N.C., bringing the number of shark attacks off the…

License plate legal battle a mixed win for pro-life groups

By Sarah Padbury
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Courts | The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday overturned a lower court’s ruling that prevented pro-life license plate sales in North Carolina because the state didn’t…

The Episcopal Church formally embraces gay marriage

By James Bruce
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Religion | Less than a week after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage, the Episcopal Church formally amended its canons and liturgy so that two people of…

Commercial spacecraft failures keep NASA dependent on Russia

By Julie Borg
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Space | Just a little over two minutes after launching on Sunday, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and unmanned Dragon cargo vehicle burst into flames, spewing fiery debris…

Oklahoma high court: Ten Commandments shall not remain

By Bob Brown
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Courts | The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled late yesterday the Ten Commandments monument standing on the north side of the state Capitol grounds must come down. The…

Bush, Rubio top WORLD Radio’s presidential power rankings

By Kent Covington
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Campaign 2016 | The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible 2016 presidential candidates in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a look

EU to U.K.: Get moms back to work

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | Stay-at-home moms in the U.K. need to get back into the workforce, according to a European Union (EU) recommendation presented to financial leaders last week.

Man known as British ‘Schindler’ dies

By Wayne Stender
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Obituary | Sir Nicholas Winton, who died today at age 106, was an English stockbroker who saved 669 Jewish Czechoslovakian children from Nazi death camps during World…

 
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